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with "Rockin' Ronnie" Shewchuk
Bestselling Cookbook Author and International Barbecue Champion

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Ron's Past Barbecue Events

City and Date

2007 Events

Location

Saturday, June 20
North Vancouver

The day before Father’s Day, book signing and cooking demonstrations at the Lynn Valley Centre.

This will be my only major public cooking and sampling event in the Lower Mainland this year, and it’s FREE!
http://www.shoplynnvalley.com/what1.php

1199 Lynn Valley Road
North Vancouver
at the junction of Mountain Highway and Lynn Valley Road

Saturday
June 13
Langley

11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Book signing and sauce sampling event at
Well Seasoned – A Gourmet Food Store
http://www.wellseasoned.ca/

#302c – 20771 Langley By-Pass
Tel. 604-530-1518

Sunday
June 3, 2007
2:30 to 5 p.m.

Calgary AB

Rockin' Ronnie's Beef-Stravaganza
$150

This celebration of juicy, succulent Alberta beef features everything from yummy beef kebabs, to the best darn steaks on the planet, to the King of all meats -- classic barbecued brisket.

The Cookbook Co. Cooks

403-265-6066
cookcook@telus.net


Sunday
June 3, 2007
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Calgary AB

Rockin' Ronnie's Pork-Stravaganza
$150

In this delicious demonstration, Ronnie will serve up a pork-tacular array of porcine platters from his bestselling cookbooks, Barbecue Secrets and Planking Secrets.

The Cookbook Co. Cooks

403-265-6066
cookcook@telus.net


Saturday
June 2, 2007
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Calgary AB

 

Sold out
Eighth Annual "Secrets of Championship Barbecue"

All-day, hands-on workshop at the Big Rock Brewery.
$225

Big Rock Brewery
Calgary AB


City and Date

2006 Events

Location

Saturday
Sept.16, 2006
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Calgary AB

Rockin' Ronnie's Grilling Secrets
Poultry in Motion

$135

The Cookbook Co. Cooks

403-265-6066
cookcook@telus.net


Saturday
Sept.16, 2006
2 to 5 p.m.

Calgary AB

Rockin' Ronnie's Grilling Secrets
The Red Meat Diaries

$150

The Cookbook Co. Cooks

403-265-6066
cookcook@telus.net


August 5-6, 2006

Whistler BC

Canadian National Barbecue Championships

Rockin’ Ronnie’s Butt Shredders will be back at Dusty’s Bar & BBQ to try and recapture the Grand Champion title, which we won in 2004.

Dusty’s Bar & BBQ
Whistler BC

Logo - Dusty's Creekside
Image - Canadian National BBQ Championships


Saturday
July 22, 2006
5 to 8:30 p.m.

Vancouver BC

Whisky and Barbecue Event

Contact Eric Pateman of Edible British Columbia at
604-812-9660 for details and to reserve.

Logo - Hamilton St GrillHamilton Street Grill
1009 Hamilton Street
Vancouver BC

Saturday and Sunday
July 1-2, 2006

Whistler BC

Third Annual "Secrets of Championship Barbecue" workshop

PDF with all the details

July 1 1 a.m-3 p.m. Supercharge your Grilling Skills

July 2 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Secrets of Championship Barbecue

Dusty's Bar & BBQ
Whistler Creekside, BC

Logo - Dusty's Creekside

Logo and link to Mission Hill Family Estate


Sunday
June 18, 2006
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Westbank/ Kelowna BC

Sold out

Essentials of Grilling and Barbecue
Join me and Winery Chef Michael Allemeier for their 2nd annual Father's Day culinary extravaganza. This half-day session will cover the essentials of grilling and southern-style barbecue. All guests will receive an autographed copy of Barbecue Secrets.
$150

Mission Hill Winery

To register
call 250-768-6443
TOLL-FREE 1-800-957-9911
fax 250-768-2044
email ssharpe@missionhillwinery.com


Saturday
June 17, 2006
2 to 5 p.m.

Westbank/ Kelowna BC

Planking Secrets
In this special Saturday afternoon cooking class, I'll be demonstrating recipes from my new book Planking Secrets, and you'll get an autographed copy of the book to take home.
$90

Mission Hill Winery

To register
call 250-768-6443
TOLL-FREE 1-800-957-9911
fax 250-768-2044
email ssharpe@missionhillwinery.com


May 27-28, 2006

Vancouver BC

Fourth Annual Canadian Barbecue and Chili Festival featuring the BC Barbecue Championship Logo and link - Eat! Vancouver
www.eat-vancouver.com

Tuesday
May 16, 2006
6 to 8 p.m.

West Vancouver BC

Planking Secrets book launch

Logo - Hamilton St GrillHamilton Street Grill
1009 Hamilton Street
Vancouver BC


Sunday
May 14, 2006
2 to 4 p.m.

Calgary AB

Planking Secrets book signing Costco

Saturday
May 13, 2006
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Calgary AB

Sold out

Seventh Annual "Secrets of Championship Barbecue"

All-day, hands-on workshop at the Big Rock Brewery.

Big Rock Brewery
Calgary AB


Friday
May 12, 2006
6:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Calgary AB

Rockin' Seafood Celebration
Catch the wave and learn some of my seafood secrets. And take home a copy of my new book Planking Secrets.
$145

The Cookbook Co. Cooks

To register
call 403-265-6066
fax 403-262-3322
email cookcook@telus.net


Thursday
May 11, 2006
6:30 to 9 p.m.

Calgary AB

Everybody Deserves a Good Planking!
Get introduced to the mighty power of plank cooking. I'll be demonstrating recipes from my new book Planking Secrets, and you'll get a copy of the book to take home.
$145

The Cookbook Co. Cooks

To register
call 403-265-6066
fax 403-262-3322
email cookcook@telus.net


Thursday
May 11, 2006
2 to 4  p.m.

Calgary AB

Planking Secrets book signing Williams Sonoma
at Chinook Centre Mall

Wednesday
May 10, 2006
6 p.m.

Calgary AB

Calgary launch of Planking Secrets.

I’ll be doling out samples of planked dishes from the book and signing copies.

Barbecues Galore
3505 Edmonton Tr NE
Calgary
403-250-1558

Monday
May 8, 2006
6:30 p.m.

West Vancouver BC

Planking Secrets class

I'll be cooking up a fabuous menu of goodies from Planking Secrets.

Tools & Techniques
250 - 16th St
West Vancouver BC
604-925-1835

Logo and link - Tools & Techniques

Sunday
May 7, 2006
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

North Vancouver BC

Essentials of grilling and southern-style barbecue

Overview of tools and equipment; rubs, sauces and marinades; techniques for quick and easy grilling and slow-smoking; plus tall tales and legends from the world of competitive barbecue. Demonstrations and samplings. Each guest will receive an autographed copy of Barbecue Secrets. Wine pairings courtesy of Okanagan Estate Wine Cellar at the Bay, and Medallion Wine Marketing Inc. Last year’s class sold out quickly, so register right away!

Johnstone's Barbecues and Parts
165 Pemberton Ave
North Vancouver BC
604-985-0234Logo and link - Johnstone's Barbecues

Thursday
May 4, 2006
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Vancouver BC

Planking Secrets class

I'll plank up a menu based on Planking Secrets. For more information and to reserve call Barbara-Jo's.

Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks
1128 Mainland St
Vancouver BC
604-688-6755

Logo and link to Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks


Sunday
April 30, 2006

Langley BC

Planking Secrets class

I’ll demonstrate recipes from my new book, Planking Secrets and share plank-cooking tips, tricks and techniques. The dishes will be paired with delicious wines, and each guest will receive an autographed copy of Planking Secrets.

Well Seasoned: A Gourmet Food Store
#302, 20771 Langley Bypass
Langley BC

604-530-1518


Saturday
April 8, 2006
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

North Vancouver BC

North Vancouver launch of Planking Secrets

Johnstone's Barbecues and Parts
165 Pemberton Ave
North Vancouver BC
604-985-0234Logo and link - Johnstone's Barbecues



City and Date

2005 Events

Location

October 21-22, 2005

Lynchburg TN

Jack Daniel's 17th Annual Invitational Barbecue

For the third year running, Rockin’ Ronnie’s Butt Shredders have been invited to represent Western Canada at the most prestigious barbecue contest on the planet.

We came 20th out of 64 teams, and our best category was ribs, where we came 7th.

 

Jack Daniels Distillery
Logo and link to Jack Danials World Championship Invitational Barbecue

Sunday
Oct.16
Noon-4 p.m.

Vancouver BC

Logo - Hamilton St GrillButt Shredders’ Fundraiser

For the third year running, Rockin’ Ronnie’s Butt Shredders have been invited to represent Western Canada at the most prestigious barbecue contest on the planet - the Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue.

Hamilton Street Grill
1009 Hamilton Street
Vancouver BC

To reserve by credit card, call Johnstone’s Barbecues & Parts at:
604-985-0234


Sunday,
Sept.25
Noon-4 p.m.

Langley BC

More Barbecue Secrets with Rockin' Ronnie

The theme is great grilling made easy, and the menu is full of dishes you can easily replicate in your back yard.

Well Seasoned: A Gourmet Food Store
#302, 20771 Langley Bypass
Langley BC

Call 604-530-1518 to register


September 2005
Montego Bay
Jamaica

Whose Sauce is Da Boss
International Jerk-style/ Southern Barbecue Cook-off

This event has been cancelled, unfortunately, after Hurricane Ivan caused a one-year delay. The Butt Shredders still hope to represent Canada in beautiful Jamaica, one day. The trip was to be sponsored by Canadian National Barbecue Championships sponsor Appleton Rum.

Sunset Beach Resort and Spa
Montego Bay

August 10, 2005
Vancouver BC

Scotch & Whisky BBQ Night
Special event brought to you by Edible Vancouver (www.edible-vancouver.com). I’ll be teaming up with whisky expert Andrew Starritt of CaskStrength to deliver a smoky, peaty culinary adventure.

$125 per person plus GST
To reserve, contact Eric at Edible Vancouver, (604) 812-9660.

Photo - Andrew Starritt and Ron Shewchuk

Hamilton Street Grill
1009 Hamilton St
Vancouver
(604) 331-1511


July 30-31, 2005
Whistler BC

Canadian National Barbecue Championships

The Butt Shredders, last year's Grand Champions, did not repeat our 2004 performance. We did, however, win the pork butt category, as usual. And we won People's Choice.

Photo - Barbecue competition at Whistler

Dusty’s Bar & BBQ
Whistler BC

Logo - Dusty's Creekside
Image - Canadian National BBQ Championships


July 27, 2005
Calgary AB

Grilling Essentials with Rockin' Ronnie Shewchuk

Cooking demonstrations and samplings of great recipes from Barbecue Secrets. $145/ person

More details on this PDF (187k).

The Cookbook Company Cooks
Calgary AB
toll-free at:
1-800-663-8532
or
403-265-6066


July 1-2, 2005
Whistler BC

Second Annual Secrets of Championship Barbecue Workshop

Two-day extravaganza of learning and good eating. 

Day One
Supercharge Your Grilling Skills

Day Two
Secrets of Championship Barbecue Workshop
Details on this PDF (86k).

Dusty's Bar & BBQ
Whistler Creekside, BC

Logo - Dusty's Creekside

Logo and link to Mission Hill Family Estate

  Photo - Barbecue workshop at Dusty's

June 26, 2005
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Langley BC

 

 

Essentials of Championship Grilling and Barbecue

Half-day session covering the essentials of grilling and southern-style barbecue. $149/ person.

More details on this PDF (79k).

Well Seasoned A gourmet food store
#302, 20771 Langley Bypass
Langley BC

Register at 604-530-1518

  Photo - Grilling and barbecue workshop at Well Seasoned

June 23, 2005
6:30 p.m.
West Vancouver BC

 

 

Grilling Class at Tools & Techniques

Featuring Cowboy Cornbread, Tikka-style Chicken Kebabs, Lamb Burger with Molten Goat Cheese Core, Potato Salad Adobo, Bourbon and Honey Planked Peaches - plus a little taste of southern-style barbecue.

Logo and link - Tools & Techniques

Tools & Techniques
250 - 16th St
West Vancouver BC

Register at 604-925-1835


Fathers' Day
June 19, 2005
Kelowna BC

Image - Sold Out!

The Essentials of Grilling and Barbecue: a celebration of gourmet backyard cooking

Join me and Winery Chef Michael Allemeier for this half-day session that will cover the essentials of grilling and southern-style barbecue, with cooking demonstrations and samplings from Barbecue Secrets paired with the internationally celebrated wines of Mission Hill!

Mission Hill Family Estate
1730 Mission Hill Road
Westbank, Okanagan Valley, BC

Register at at 250-768-6443 or 1-800-957-9911.

Logo and link to Mission Hill Family Estate

 

June 5, 2005
Calgary AB

Eat Till You Drop III
fundraiser for Barbecue at the Bow
at Rouge Restaurant

A fabulous barbecue feast of Texas-style beef brisket, classic pulled pork sandwiches and all the fixin’s plus live music from world-famous bluesman and barbecue aficionado Amos Garrett.

$55 a person
$50 for Slow Food members

Rouge Restaurant
1240 - 8th Ave SE
Calgary AB

Tickets at The Cookbook Company Cooks 403-265-6066.

  Photo - Eat Till You Drop II

June 5, 2005
Calgary AB

Image - Sold Out!

Rockin' Ronnie's Barbecue Class

2 1/2 hour class on backyard grilling tips, recipes, techniques

Visit www.cookbookcooks.com for more info on future workshops or call 403-265-6066.

Logo and link to Cookbook Co. Cooks
The Cookbook Company Cooks
Calgary AB
toll-free at:
1-800-663-8532
or
403-265-6066

June 4, 2005
Calgary AB

Image - Sold Out!

Sixth Annual Secrets of Championship Barbecue Workshop

All-day hands-on workshop about traditional southern-style barbecue.

Photo - Barbecue workshop at Big Rock Brewery

Big Rock Brewery
Calgary AB

May 29/05
North Vancouver BC

Image - Sold Out!

 

Essentials of Grilling and Barbecue

At Johnstone’s Barbecues and Parts, 5-hour class will cover the essentials of grilling and southern-style barbecue. Cooking demonstrations and samplings of great recipes from Barbecue Secrets.

Barbecued dishes will be paired with tastings of the fine fermented products of Quail’s Gate Estate Winery, courtesy of Okanagan Estate Wine Cellar at the Bay and Medallion Wine Marketing Inc.

$139 cost includes an autographed copy of Barbecue Secrets.

Johnstone's Barbecues and Parts
165 Pemberton Ave
North Vancouver BC
604-985-0234Logo and link - Johnstone's Barbecues

  Photo - Grilling and barbecue workshop at Johnstone's Barbecue & Parts

May 26/05
West Vancouver BC

Grilling Class at Tools & Techniques

Featuring Corn Muffins with Roasted Pecans; Pork and Apple Kebobs; Cheater Ribs; Rice, Asparagus and Cucumber Salad, Bourbon and Honey Planked Peaches. And, since Tools & Techniques proprietor Cindy Evetts is a Texas girl at heart, you’ll also get a little taste of southern-style barbecue.

Tools & Techniques
250 - 16th St
West Vancouver BC
604-925-1835

Logo and link - Tools & Techniques

May 25/05
Vancouver BC

 

 

Grilling Class at Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks store and kitchen in beautiful Yaletown. Grilling up a menu with a Southwestern/Latin theme, including Flank Steak Fajitas Adobo and Planked Halibut with Cuban Mojito Sauce.

Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks
1128 Mainland St
Vancouver BC
604-688-6755

Logo and link to Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks


May 6 and 27/05
Vancouver BC

 

 

Grilling Classes at Cookshop

Crash course on grilling and barbecue, featuring Asian and Southwestern-style grilled steaks, cedar-planked wild salmon, dilled yoghurt kebabs and more. Micro-brewed beer samples from R&B Brewing.

Cookshop
#3 - 555 W.12th Ave
Vancouver BC
Logo and link to Cookshop


April 22-24/05
Vancouver BC

Third Annual Canadian Barbecue and Chili Festival
Featuring the BC Barbecue Championship
Part of the Eat! Vancouver food and cooking show

We took first in pork butt and third in brisket. All the results at:
pnwba.com

Vancouver's BC Place
Logo and link - Eat! Vancouver


City and Date

2004 Events

Location

October 23, 2004
Lynchburg, Tennessee

Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue

Jack Daniels distillery
Lynchburg

  We placed 41st out of 62 teams — not our best performance. But we came third in the international Chef’s Choice category.

October 16- 17/04
Calgary AB

High Steaks Cooking (16th)
and
Grilling Secrets (17th)

Ron's classes in the Cookbook Company's Fall Schedule

The Cookbook Company Cooks
Calgary
toll-free at:
1-800-663-8532
or
403-265-6066


September 19/04
Montego Bay, Jamaica

Cancelled due to Hurricane Ivan

Butt Shredders were to represent Canada at the
International Jerk-style/ Southern Barbecue Cookoff

Sunset Beach Resort & Spa
Montego Bay


September 11/04
Vancouver BC

Quesadillas demonstration, Barbecue Secrets book signing, see the Canadian National Barbecue Championships trophy

Gourmet Warehouse
1856 Pandora Street - Lane entrance
Vancouver
604-253-3022


July 31-August 1/04
Whistler BC

Canadian National Barbecue Championships

 

Dusty’s Bar & Grill
Whistler
  Placed first in pork shoulder, second in brisket and fifth in ribs to take the overall title - Canadian National Barbecue Champions!

July 16-18/04
Lincoln, Oregon

Smokin' at the Ocean -
sanctioned Oregon Open State Championship

Chinook Winds Casino
Lincoln Oregon
  We came fourth overall - not as good as we’d hoped, but not bad out of 33 teams.

July 3-4/04
Whistler BC

Secrets of Championship Barbecue
- follow link for all the details
Photos of the workshop

Dusty’s Bar & Grill
Whistler


June 24/04

Rockin' Ronnie appeared on
Breakfast Television on Citytv


June 18-19/04
Surrey BC

B.C. Barbecue Championship

Days Inn
9850 King George Highway
Surrey

  Placed first in ribs, first in pork shoulder, and sixth in brisket.

June 17/04 Rockin' Ronnie was a guest on
Studio 4 with Fanny Kiefer on Shaw TV Vancouver (4).

June 17/04
West Vancouver BC
Barbecue Secrets Grilling Class - $75

A Cook’s Tools and Techniques: The Store for Cooks
250 - 16 Ave.
West Vancouver


June 12/04
Vancouver BC
Free Grilling Demo

Annual Van Dusen Garden Show
5251 Oak Street
at the corner of 37th Ave, between Oak & Granville Streets
Vancouver


June 10/04
Innisfill ON
Barbecue and book signing

Innisfill Public Library
967 Innisfill Beach Road
Innisfill, ON
705-431-7410


June 10/04
Mississauga ON
What's Cooking?
Grilling demonstration

Loblaws Glen Erin Market
5010 Glen Erin Drive
Glen Erin & Eglinton
Mississauga, ON
905-607-0580


June 10/04 Canada AM show on CTV Television
Turkey burgers that your kids will love!
5-minute segment

June 9/04
Richmond Hill ON
What's Cooking?
Grilling demonstration

Loblaws Richmond Hill Market
301 Hightech Rd
Bayview and Hwy 7
Richmond Hill, ON
905-771-1066


June 8/04
Toronto ON

Cooking demonstration

Williams-Sonoma Yorkdale
3401 Dufferin Street
Toronto, ON
416-781-3770


June 7/04
Vancouver BC

Image - Sold out!

"Ready for High BBQ Season?" cooking class - $85

Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks
1128 Mainland Street
Vancouver
604-688-6755

June 5/04
North Vancouver

 

Barbecue Secrets Book Launch

Johnstone's Barbecue Parts
165 Pemberton Ave
North Vancouver
604-985-0234


June 4/04
Vancouver BC

Barbecue Secrets Cooking Class - $69

Cookshop’s Cookschool
#3 - 555 W. 12th Ave.
Vancouver


May 30/04
Calgary

Image - Sold out!

Eat Till You Drop II
$55 a head (incl. two drinks),
$30 kids (13 - 17),
$130 family of four (under 12 eat free)

Rouge Restaurant
1240 8th Ave SE
Calgary


May 29/04
Calgary

Image - Sold out!

Barbecue Workshop with Rockin’ Ronnie and the Butt Shredders - $130

Big Rock Brewery
5555 - 76th Ave SE
Calgary


May 28/04
Calgary
McNally Robinson books
Barbecue Secrets autographing
Stephen Avenue Walk
120 8th Ave SW
Calgary
403-538-1797

May 28/04
Calgary

Barbecue Secrets book launch
Barbecues Galore
3505 Edmonton Tr NE
Calgary
403-250-1558

May 25/04
Vancouver BC

Barbecue Secrets Grilling and Planking Class - $89

 

Caren’s Cooking School
Gourmet Warehouse
1856 Pandora Street
(Lane Entrance)
Vancouver


May 8/04
Winthrop, Washington

Evergreen State Championship
Placed 4th out of 25 teams.

Winthrop, Washington

April 23-25/04
Vancouver BC

Free grilling and barbecue demos and food samples

Photo - Ron and Zoe
Ron and daughter Zoe do a demo

Weber Barbecue Stage
Eat! Vancouver - the Everything Food + Kitchen Show
B.C. Place Stadium
Downtown Vancouver


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